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Restaurant Consultants

I am looking for people to refer to for two projects: one for an operations consultant in the Bay Area, and a culinary consultant in the DC…

Started by Alyson Mar, RD

1 Mar 31, 2012
Reply by Mark Moeller


If you (restaurant operator) could create the best back office system to improve store performance

Imagine you could crack the whip and get some group of Mountain Dew-energized engineers to create whatever Back Office software you wanted.…

Started by Walker Thompson

0 Sep 20, 2011

Old School Management Tactics: Bottom Line Awareness

Last night, enjoying a great summer weather evening on the deck in New Hampshire watching fireflies, my old friend Bill Bridgmon and I disc…

Started by Jeffrey J Kingman

0 Jul 20, 2011

Restaurants - We have to do something about our websites

Restaurant websites are getting slammed on Twitter and in a discussion on this blog:

Started by Amanda Brandon

6 Jan 6, 2011
Reply by Amanda Brandon

$$ is tight, would you let your employee's have a "voice" on Facebook?

Lets use this scenario...You own 25 locations of Joe's Grill.  That means 25 managers who all want to increase sales and get the area direc…

Started by Erica McClenny

4 Aug 9, 2010
Reply by Erica McClenny


Best Service/Hospitality Book I've read - "Setting the Table"

Here is a really great book for people in Hotels & Restaurants without a doubt, but its principles are universal. The concept of servic…

Started by Derek Wood

0 Nov 5, 2009

What is "Fine Dining"?

Very often when I interview people for a job as a server, I am told that they have a "fine dining" experience. Surprisingly enough, there a…

Started by Harry Constantinescu

13 Nov 4, 2009
Reply by Susan Nunn

Recess Demo Video -- Need Your Feedback Please!

Hey everyone! I just uploaded a demo of Recess to YouTube. Recess is a text message paging system and can be used for restaurants. Can you…

Started by Vitaliy Levit

0 Jun 24, 2009


How great is your management training program when all of your trainees are experienced?

I recently graduated from an accredited, ACF approved school with a Bachelor in Culinary Management. I started looking for a job as an assi…

Started by London L.

6 Apr 23, 2009
Reply by London L.


Why do you belong to FOHBOH?

I am looking for feedback and help. I have been involved in a number of different sites such as FOHBOH and to tell you the truth I am getti…

Started by Mel Kleiman

15 Mar 21, 2009
Reply by Jim Clute





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Restaurants may feel the pinch of pricier coffee later this year

Prices for arabica coffee futures hit a 26-month high amid a drought in Brazil, which produces a third of the world's coffee  -More

McDonald's rules out all-day breakfast in push to simplify

McDonald's breakfast menu accounts for 25% of the chain's U.S.  -More

Easy ways to use 5 uncommon spring greens

As light, crisp greens arrive at farmers markets and grocery stores, chefs are finding creative ways to add them to spring me -More


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National Restaurant Association Offers Training DVDs on Harassment Prevention, Social Media Use, and Customer Service

The National Restaurant Association has released three new DVDs that offer best practices in dealing with harassment and discrimination, customer service training, and the first of its kind video guide on the use of social media.

Yum! Brands Reports First-Quarter EPS Growth of 24% Excluding Special Items

China Division System Sales Increased 17% with Operating Profit Growth of 80%; Yum! Reaffirms Full-Year Guidance of at Lea

Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes Certified As Nation's Largest 'Green' Restaurant Chain

National Group Salutes Country's Only Large Restaurant Group to be 'Certified Green Restaurants®'

National Restaurant Association and EatStreet Release Online Ordering Guide

The National Restaurant Association and EatStreet have released a free educational guide focusing on online ordering and emerging restaurant technology trends.

Boyd's Coffee Launches Single-Cup Coffees For Retail And Foodservice

The coffees come in a variety of roast levels and include organic and Rainforest Alliance Certified™ options: French No. 6®, Red Wagon® Organic Coffee, Good Morning™, Hi-Rev® (delivers more caffeine), and Lost Lake™ Decaf Organic Coffee.


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TED: Hamish Jolly: A shark-deterrent wetsuit (and it's not what you think) - Hamish Jolly (2013)

Hamish Jolly, an ocean swimmer in Australia, wanted a wetsuit that would deter a curious shark from mistaking him for a potential source of nourishment. (Which, statistically, is rare, but certainly a fate worth avoiding.) Working with a team of scientists, he and his friends came up with a fresh approach — not a shark cage, not a suit of chain-mail, but a sleek suit that taps our growing understanding of shark vision.

TED: Michel Laberge: How synchronized hammer strikes could generate nuclear fusion - Michel Laberge (2014)

Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge. The plasma physicist runs a small company with a big idea for a new type of nuclear reactor that could produce clean, cheap energy. His secret recipe? High speeds, scorching temperatures and crushing pressure. In this hopeful talk, he explains how nuclear fusion might be just around the corner.

TED: Sarah Lewis: Embrace the near win - Sarah Lewis (2014)

At her first museum job, art historian Sarah Lewis noticed something important about an artist she was studying: Not every artwork was a total masterpiece. She asks us to consider the role of the almost-failure, the near win, in our own lives. In our pursuit of success and mastery, is it actually our near wins that push us forward?

TED: Matthew Carter: My life in typefaces - Matthew Carter (2014)

Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you'll come across some typography designed by Matthew Carter. In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books -- remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font.

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